Health Coaching professionals most of the time are not doctors. Doctors prescribe medicine that helps with a condition. Health care coaches “prescribe” lifestyle changes. For the most part doctors know what they are talking about. There are, however, cases where diet doctors do more harm than good. Sometimes doctors will have their patients take medication that suppresses appetite and raises blood pressure. This is counter-productive. Exchanging one bad for another is not the way to a healthy lifestyle. Only through positive dietary changes and an exercise routine that works for you can you achieve your weight loss goals.
Diet Doctors not the Best Medicine?
The article, “Diet Doctors Gone Wrong”, by Hallie Levine Sklar states
“You might think that seeing a doctor is always a safe, responsible way to lose weight. But a Health investigation reveals that physicians peddling dangerous diet advice are all too common. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself.”
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For actual safe weight loss health coaching and good doctors alike suggest changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. Of course, this is not as easy as it sounds. Like they say though, something worth doing should not be easy.
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